Google Canada today announced the second cohort of startups for the Google Cloud Accelerator Canada. This 10-week virtual accelerator brings Google’s programs, products, people, and technology to startups doing meaningful work in the cloud.
The company will provide the 11 startups with cloud mentorship and technical support for projects, as well as deep dives and workshops on product design, customer acquisition, and leadership development designed for cloud startup founders and leaders. .
Programming for Google Cloud Accelerator Canada begins on April 11, 2022. In January of this year, Google Canada issued a call for startups across the country to participate in its second google Cloud Accelerator Canada cohort.
“Looking at the incredible response to our inaugural program last year, it’s clear that Canadian organizations across all sectors, from healthcare and education to retail, manufacturing and services public, rely on cloud technology to drive growth and innovation,” said Ashley Francisco, Startup Developer Ecosystem Manager, google Canada, in a press release.
The Google Cloud Accelerator Canada Class of 2022 includes:
- Auris Announcement (Vancouver, BC): An end-to-end audio authoring platform, Ad Auris is used by digital publications to convert their written work to audio, instantly.
- Booxi (Montreal, QC): Booxi is appointment scheduling software designed for retailers. Its mission is to “make commerce more human” and help retailers deliver a personalized experience to every customer.
- Cadence (Saskatoon, SK): Cadence is an Executor Digital Assistant, supported by Certified Executor Advisors. Its web-based application automates estate settlement tasks.
- f8th (Toronto, ON): f8th Continuous Authentication transparently and passively authenticates users and detects fraudsters in real time without impacting the user experience.
- IRIS (Burlington, ON): IRIS is a smart city infrastructure technology company. It helps urban and rural communities extend the life of their public infrastructure.
- Origami XR (Toronto, ON): Origami is a spatial computing company that allows customers to easily scan a physical environment using their phone’s LiDAR and create a 3D digital twin that it claims rivals the output of professional scanning equipment.
- Pharma Guide (Richmond Hill, ON): PharmaGuide specializes in equipping healthcare providers with solutions to increase efficiency and improve patient outcomes. Through direct integrations with multiple healthcare platforms, the solutions can intelligently analyze data and flag patients who could benefit from treatment changes.
- Schoolio (Toronto, ON): Schoolio OS aims to connect teachers, parents, and guardians in a single ecosystem, focusing on educational transparency, an inclusive curriculum, and a holistic approach to measuring success.
- Shaddari (Montreal, QC): Shaddari is a precision medicine company that has developed an AI solution that can instantly tell if a vaccine will be effective against a new variant of a virus.
- SmartONE solutions (Markham, ON): SmartONE creates smart communities by connecting smart homes in multi-family residential developments on a common network to transform community living.
- Tiggy (Vancouver, BC): Tiggy is a 15-minute grocery delivery service that aims to change the way people buy basic necessities.
“The accelerator will help develop all aspects of our business with growth and efficiency in mind,” said Krystian Olszanski, CTO and co-founder of Cadence. “It’s an amazing opportunity to learn from Google executives, with access to all Cloud Platform services that will allow us to grow our product in a cost-effective, scalable, and secure way.”
“We are excited to have access to the best of Google’s programs, products, people and technology as we continue to scale globally,” said Emil Sylvester Ramos, co-founder of IRIS. “In addition to cloud mentoring and technical project support, we look forward to working with Google’s IoT and AI/ML for the further development of our technology and working with Google’s Smart Cities teams to help creating safer, smarter and more resilient communities and infrastructure.”
“We look forward to connecting with many of Canada’s top startups to share ideas and continue to build our own technical knowledge,” said Eugene Bisovka, co-founder of Tiggy Delivery Corp. “We’re also excited to try Google technologies that we haven’t used yet to improve our own batch processing algorithm.